Accession Number:

ADA164678

Title:

Proceedings of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Surveying Conference Held at Jacksonville, Florida on 4-8 February 1985,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS

Report Date:

1985-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

313.0

Abstract:

This conference considered both land and hydrographic surveying. Session topics included Hydrographic Equipment Developments--Digital signal proessor techniques as an aid to hydrographic and dredging surveys and the next generation survey echo sounder Hydrographic Sweep Systems and Vessel Design--Multi-transducer survey sweep system and SWATH vessel test and evaluation Beach and Nearshore Surveys--Surf zone and nearshore surveying with helicopter and a total station and A method for adjusting beach profile lines for offshore closure Tides--Application of water level data to sounding reducers and Intercomparison of bubbler gauges and pressure transducers Hydrographic Positioning Systems and Data Processing--Portable acoustic navigation system for hydrographic surveys Hydrographic data processing using Hewlett Packard-200 series computers and Parallel line hydropgraphic surveying Remote Sensing Control--The North American Datum of 1983 Project status North American Vertical Datum update and Vertically stable benchmarks Topographic Development--Determining an azimuth with a north seeking gyro and Field to finish surveying with the Wild surveying system Airborne Lasers--Profiling, mapping, and terrain profiling Global Positioning System and Photogrammetry.

Subject Categories:

  • Cartography and Aerial Photography
  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Geodesy
  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE